Elizabeth Joh

Facial Recognition, Cameras, Other Tools Police Use Raise Questions About Accountability

Facial recognition, body cameras and other digital technologies are increasingly used by police departments, municipalities and even gated communities, but these tools manufactured by private companies raise the specter of unchecked surveillance, a University of California, Davis, researcher, suggests. Most of the forms of automation technology in policing are developed by private companies, raising concerns that the companies are becoming defacto policymakers